Residential Property Solicitor or Legal Executive

This role will suit a qualified Solicitor with around five years PQE and a proven track record of handling a busy residential property case load with a varied case load of purchases, sales, re-mortgages, transfer of equity, land matters in both freehold, leasehold titles for both registered and unregistered property.

You must also be willing to network, and prepared to nurture and build local connections.

Job Type: Permanent, Full time

Location: Uppermill, Saddleworth

Salary: Negotiable depending upon experience

Reports to: Head of Department/Director/Claire Egerton

Job Purpose: To manage own case load of transactional residential property files and further build and develop the caseload and relationships.

Key objectives
Award winning firm seeking a Residential Property Solicitor on a full-time basis.

The Firm
We are a dynamic and award-winning multi-office practice which provides a comprehensive range of legal services to clients across the UK. Recognising that employees are our greatest asset, we invest in training and development programs and provide a working environment, which is both supportive and challenging. Blending traditional values of personal and cost-effective advice with a modern fresh approach, we have achieved numerous accreditations and awards. We are enjoying continuous success and continuous growth and are highly regarded within the legal market. We would offer great career prospects and a competitive salary and are now seeking an Assistant in the Commercial Department due to a substantial increase in instructions.

Key Responsibilities
To assist and build own case load in a thriving residential property department taking instructions on new enquiries and providing advice and handling cases autonomously and as part of a team,
To build relationships with clients and internal and external contacts on behalf of the Team.
To use initiative to prepare contracts, correspondence and legal documents using Case Management.

Essential skills and qualifications
Qualified Solicitor or Legal Executive
Strong academic record.
The ability to work on your own and as part of a team.
Excellent IT skills.
Excellent organisation, presentation and communication skills.
To have good connections and a desire to network.

Personal attributes

Be reliable and diligent with good attention to detail.
Self-motivation to work independently and as part of a team with a ‘can do’ attitude.
Good interpersonal skills.
A positive approach to working under pressure in a busy environment.
Please contact Claire Egerton with your CV on claire.egerton@odonnellsolicitors.co.uk

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